Compare Restoril vs. Butisol
Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.
Helps you relax and sleep.
Restoril (Temazepam) is a good short-term option to help you sleep, but it shouldn't replace good sleep habits.
3.9/ 5 average rating with 51 reviewsforRestoril
Helps you fall asleep.
Butisol (butabarbital) is not very good for sleeping problems because it can be addictive.
- Helps you fall asleep and stay asleep.
- Can be helpful to reduce anxiety.
- Shouldn't make you drowsy the next day as long as you're using normal doses of it.
- Butisol (butabarbital) works very quickly to help you fall asleep, within 45-60 minutes, and it lasts 6-8 hours.
- Can be habit-forming, meaning you'll start to rely on Restoril (Temazepam) to sleep.
- Your body can get used to Restoril (Temazepam) and it may not work as well long-term.
- It's not recommended for people age 65 years or older.
- Can't be used by pregnant women since it'll cause harm to the baby.
- If it's used everyday for more than 2 to 4 weeks and you decide to stop taking Restoril (Temazepam), you'll need to work with your doctor to slowly get off the drug to avoid extra side effects.
- Your body can get used to needing Butisol (butabarbital) for sleeping.
- Butisol (butabarbital) can interact with a lot of medicines, vitamins and supplements.
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The Restoril (Temazepam) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
1possible side effects
Risks and risk factors
- Tolerance and dependence
- Taking more than the prescribed dose
- Taking longer than 4 weeks
- History of drug abuse
- Long-term use
- Harm to fetus
- Women of childbearing age
- Driving impairment
- Taking other medicines that make you less alert
- Memory problems
- Taking with alcohol
- Taking with other drugs that acts in the brain
- Age 65 or older
- Addiction and tolerance
- Behavior changes
- Feeling awake
- Having acute or chronic pain
- age 65 or older
- Breathing problems
- Drinking alcohol
- Taking narcotics, tranquilizers or antihistamines